The Limits of Mathematics
by Gregory J. Chaitin
Publisher: Springer 2003
Number of pages: 270
This book is the final version of a course on algorithmic information theory and the epistemology of mathematics and physics. It discusses Einstein and Goedel's views on the nature of mathematics in the light of information theory, and sustains the thesis that mathematics is quasi-empirical.
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